Objective: To empower students with the knowledge that nutrition plays  a key role in one’s health. Nutrition education via individual counseling sessions and outreach events can help students to make informed food choices that promote a healthy weight and overall well-being.

Nutrition Consultations

Individual nutrition consultations consist of a 60 minute one-on-one confidential appointment with a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). The session will include goal-setting, strategy development and an action plan.

Consultation topics:

  • Weight Management
  • Body Image
  • Healthy Eating Tips
  • Food Allergies/Sensitivities
  • Meal Planning
  • Food Budgeting
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Vegetarian/Vegan Diets or Vitamin Supplements

To schedule an appointment please email Jody Margolis, MS, RDN (margolj1@uci.edu). For Medical Nutrition Therapy appointments related to diabetes, eating disorders, high cholesterol, and obesity management please call UCI Student Health Center at 949-824-5301.  For any other nutrition-related questions, please call 949-824-9688.


Are you interested in scheduling a fun and interactive workshop for a group of 25 or more on nutrition? Fill out the workshop request form here. Additionally, you may email studentwellness@uci.edu for more information about our Health & Wellness Workshops.


Keep an eye out for The Body Project, an ongoing nationwide research study focused on reducing eating disorder risk factors such as “thin” body ideals and body dissatisfaction.

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Online Tools & Assessments

Diet & Nutrition Assessment
Fruit & Vegetable Screener
Healthy Eating Planner
Calcium Calculator
Eating Disorders
“Aim for a Healthy Weight”


70 Resources to Support Eating Disorder Recovery
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
My Plate
Plant Based Shopping Guide
Vegetarian Diet
Healthy Eating on a Budget
National Eating Disorder Association
Food Security
Food Pantry
Sports Nutrition

UCOP Healthier Vending Initiative
Nutrition Calculator for Entrées, Meals & Snacks


Mindful Eating & Eating Disorders

Rise Up + Recover

RR Eating Disorder Management

In the Moment – Mindful Eating


Couch to 5k

Nike Training

7 Minute Fitness

Meal Planning